I Am Different.

I haven’t written in a while and that’s because I’ve been having too much fun! Rosie and I have been attached at the hip (well stomach) for 3 months now, and although I’ve had my wobbles, overall life has been amazing! But something that has resonated with me throughout all this fun is what I […]

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A Rekindled Love.

I’m sorry I’m not talking about boys… I’m talking about FOOD! My grandmother always used to say ‘’the way to anyone’s heart is through their stomach’’. We all have our food memories. They can be anything from a super fancy dinner where the portions are so tiny you need a magnifying glass to see them, […]

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Being Colon-less.

Here I am 4 weeks post surgery! When I think about all the crap I put up with before I was rescued from a colon that waged war upon me in comparison to ostomy life, it’s ridiculous! I keep asking myself ”what the hell was I doing?!” and ”how did I let myself get so […]

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The Irony.

Well Fuck… That’s probably the best way to describe the last two weeks.  I’m currently sat writing this staring out of my hospital window with six little holes in my stomach, shitting into a bag… Weird right?! My whole body is swollen beyond belief, battered and bruised. I’ve gone up about six dress sizes from […]

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Clarity.

It’s safe to say I never thought I’d be writing this post! How did I go from a perfectly healthy young woman to spending more time in hospital than your average 90 year old? It seems ridiculous doesn’t it!? One day I was just bumbling along as we all do, happy as Larry and then […]

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I Confess.

It’s been a busy few weeks… I’m swamped in books with deadline season coming up, leaving me writing more about pirates and Thomas Jefferson (yes that is my degree! I’m not kidding) than my angry body! And I haven’t exactly helped myself with the workload… As a lovely surprise I was asked to write for […]

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My Guardian Angel.

So I’ve been pretty lax with the good old blog over the past few weeks… Partly down to the fact my colitis was being such a knob that I could only muster just enough energy to get out of bed, added with the fact I actually have a degree to study for! Which means I’ve […]

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